No changes to Shamokin Twp. board
SHAMOKIN TOWNSHIP - There were no changes in Shamokin Township Monday night during the board of supervisor's annual reorganization meeting.
Tom Carl was retained as chairman of the board of supervisors while Greg Rachau was named vice-chairman. Stephanie McKinney was appointed the township's secretary/treasurer and received a salary increase of $25 per month. A treasurer's bond of $500,000 was also approved for her.
Jon Clements and Jeff Murphy, township employees, were named roadmaster and assistant roadmaster, respectively, and all employees were given a three-percent pay raise. Clements and Murphy were also named as Shamokin Township's representative and alternative on the Council of Governments.
Other appointments made at the meeting were:
Wiest, Muolo, Noon and Swinehart, legal counsel; Bob Swank, chairman of vacancy board; Pennsylvania Local Government Investment Trust and Northumberland National Bank, depositories; Light-Heigel engineering firm, building permit officer; Ken Young, sewage officer, driveway, small building permit officer, township codes officer, engineer, and flood plain management administrator; Berkheimer Associates, delinquent tax collector and Act 50 tax hearing officer; Stephanie McKinney and John Klinger, representative and alternate on the Northumberland County Tax Collection Committee; George Wolfe, emergency management coordinator; Jack Epler, chair of agriculture security board; all supervisors, right-to-know liaison.
All appointments were approved on a 2-0 vote with Carl and Klinger voting yes. Supervisor Greg Rachau was absent.
The board's regular January monthly meeting followed the reorganization. The board agreed to stay with the Co-Stars program for road salt purchases in 2013.